Referral of Semenya v. Switzerland to the Grand Chamber

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The Panel of the Grand Chamber decided on 6 November 2023 that the following case be referred to the Grand Chamber: Semenya v. Switzerland, no. 10934/21.

In this case, the applicant, an international-level athlete, complains about certain regulations of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF – now called World Athletics) requiring her to take hormone treatment to decrease her natural testosterone level in order to be able to take part in international competitions in the female category.

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